A blessing of accidents. Attempting a melody, I ended up recording a bottomed-out low drone. A second recording produced a nice buzz. Copied, pasted, treated. The beat is 10Hz. Topics: trace, ambient, new age, banjo, folk, bluegrass
Melody and tonality combine, the presence of a higher principle. Feelings arrive like sprites, unbound by expectations, nearly refusing the bounds of tempo and time. The beat is 13Hz, another unknown quantity - alpha or beta? The point is not to decide, but merely to let it be. Topics: banjo, trance, new age, experimental, folk, bluegrass, acoustic, ambient
Tonight, the banjo dreams, of the deep polphony of Tibetan monks, the forgotten bell choirs of the bourgeois Catskills, of chambered spaces and layers of music folded in on itself until nothing but spacious harmonics remain. The Shadowed Paths.
Back to basics a bit here, with an old fashioned banjo waltz backed by some quartal harmony and a 3Hz beat. A sleepy tune, sweet dreams this time. Topics: banjo, bluegrass, new age, trance, experimental, ambient
Some of these tunes were rescued from an impressionistic collection of New York City pieces. Others were written over the course of my wife's pregnancy. All have been arranged as solo guitar or banjo lullabies. The project was begun before my daughter was born, and only finished when she was nearly two. Topic: Acoustic